Learning Path

Security Architecture


  • Security Architecture – The Essentials Course — 00:44:17
    • An introduction to the essential elements of security architecture and why it is such an important discipline.

  • Enterprise Architecture Frameworks Course — 00:52:32
    • Learn about aligning business systems with information systems to achieve business goals and enable the business.

  • Security Architecture Development Process Course — 00:37:12
    • K0005, K0044, K0165, K0211, K0287, S0367

      Learn a seven-step process to get your security architecture development started.

  • Threat Modeling Course — 00:55:34
    • K0177, K0469, K0475, K0612, S0229

      Find, prioritize and mitigate cybersecurity threats using modeling techniques.

  • Designing for Security Course — 00:38:10
    • K0075, K0170, K0291, K0297, S0022, S0036, S0122, S0141

      Learn about developing reusable and proven solutions to reoccurring information security problems.

  • Case Study Course — 00:54:53
    • K0199, K0291, K0474, S0023, S0122

      Learn to develop a security architecture that enables a remote workforce while maintaining or increasing the security posture of the organization.

  • Summary and Conclusion Course — 00:13:42
    • We conclude this learning path with review and some final words of advice.

  • Windows 10 Host Security Project
  • Security Architecture Skills Assessment Assessment — 00:30:00


What you will learn

In the Security Architecture Learning Path, you will learn to solve security problems by understanding the impact on the business and using a risk-driven approach to prioritize and mitigate security risks. This learning path teaches you the necessary skills to develop business- and risk-driven security architectures. As you progress through the seven courses, you will understand the role that you, a security architect, will play in an organization.

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Meet the author

Luciana Obregon is a security architect at PayPal Holdings, Inc., a worldwide online payments system and money transfer company. Prior to PayPal, Luciana spent nine years working for Marathon Petroleum Corporation serving under several capacities, including security solutions architecture, security engineering and network security engineering. Luciana’s primary focus is on developing security solutions that are business- and risk-driven in order to enable organizations to secure their critical business information systems and information against cyber-adversaries.

In addition to holding a bachelor’s degree in telecommunications engineering from the Argentinian Airforce University and a master’s degree in information security engineering from SANS Technical Institute, Luciana holds several security certifications. Her notable certifications include CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) and GSE (GIAC Security Expert).

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How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

Associated NICE Work Roles

All Infosec training maps directly to the NICE Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity to guide you from beginner to expert across 52 Work Roles.

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